Category: Mainstreaming

Your Sunday School Lesson: The First Vision 7

Your Sunday School Lesson: The First Vision

According to the philosopher Mircea Eliade, of whose work I learned at BYU, every community, tribe, or nation requires an origin myth. The account of a community’s or practice’s origin has far reaching consequences...

on the verge of becoming a denomination 26

on the verge of becoming a denomination

I originally wrote this essay with the idea of submitting it to Sunstone. Thanks to an email exchange with some of the people at Sunstone I’ve come to realize that I don’t belong there…...

NYTimes dissects Romney speech… 8

NYTimes dissects Romney speech…

… before the speech even occurs. There’s a great op-ed in the Times today on Romney’s upcoming “Mormon” speech. I think this is the best commentary I’ve seen about its potential impact (which is...